Westminster, Free State

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Westminster
Westminster is located in South Africa
Westminster
Westminster
 Westminster shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 29°09′58″S 27°09′00″E / 29.166°S 27.15°E / -29.166; 27.15Coordinates: 29°09′58″S 27°09′00″E / 29.166°S 27.15°E / -29.166; 27.15
Country South Africa
Province Free State
Municipality Mangaung
PO box 9765
Area code 051

Westminster is a village 98 km east of Bloemfontein and 40 km west of Ladybrand. It was founded after the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) by the Duke of Westminster to settle British ex-soldiers, and named after him.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 472. Retrieved 28 August 2013.